Getting Started

Building Blocks

Custom Fields

Subscription Features

Localization

Invoices

Credits

Order Management

Billing Features

Taxes

Payment Methods

Direct Debit Payments

Configuring Gateways

Revenue Recovery

Hosted Pages

Notifications

Reports and Analytics

Data Privacy & Security

Fraud Management

Migration

Open Source Resources

Other Features

API Integration

Third Party Integrations

Integration Options 

There are three ways of integrating with Chargebee. Choose the one that works best for you:

Quick Look 

Integration Type

Development Effort

Payment Page

PCI Compliance

Checkout

Not required, we've got you covered

Chargebee's Checkout

Leave it to Chargebee and just fill this questionnaire 

Checkout via API

Minimal effort required

Chargebee's Checkout

Leave it to Chargebee and just fill this questionnaire 

Complete API Integration

Required

Self-hosted

You will need to take care of PCI Compliance 

Checkout 

This requires nil development effort, and you don't have to worry about PCI Compliance: our checkout pages are PCI Level 1 compliant.

Here's a business scenario where integrating via Chargebee's hosted page would be the best bet:

Andrew runs a subscription box service for delivering nutritious food to their customers every week. They accept electronic payments, but don't have the time and resources to develop their own sign up pages. Also, they do not want to worry about PCI Compliance.

The simplest way for Andrew to start about integrating with Chargebee is by using our ready-to-use checkout. Learn more.

Checkout via API 

This would require minimal development effort from your end which would enable you to harness the benefits of API integration. Also, you still don't have to worry about PCI Compliance.

Let's look at how this might suit Andrew's business:

Andrew's business and customer base has grown since they'd started using Chargebee for billing management. They decide that they want have a user authentication system at their end and also exercise more control over the subscriptions. However, they're still not ready to get into the nitty-gritties of PCI Compliance.

In this case, Andrew could choose to go for Chargebee's Checkout via API. Learn more.

Complete API Integration 

With our RESTful API , Chargebee can be integrated with your application or website.

Here's an example where a complete API integration would be the best option:

Brita runs a SaaS business, where she offers her customers a time management software tool for a monthly fee. She wants to provide her own checkout experience for customers. She is willing to take up developmental efforts to fully own her sign-up and checkout pages if it would optimize user experience. She can also take care of PCI Compliance.

Brita could achieve this by going in for a complete API  integration, which would give her the required flexibility to create the checkout workflow as per her business requirements.

Note

If you use Braintree or Stripe for a gateway, you could also integrate using the Braintree.js  or Stripe.js  for integration.

If you'd like us to help you pick the right integration for your business, send an email to support@chargebee.com 

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